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Christina Gray: Why I wore regalia to my call to the bar | Jun 25 2015 | Christina Gray | This week Christina Gray was the first person to wear her regalia instead of a barrister's robe at her call to the bar in Ontario. Here, in her own words, is how she decided to take action.
Photo by Brad Caribou Legs Firth
Caribou Legs visits rivers threatened by Ruddock Creek mine and hydro dams | Jun 23 2015 | Emma Lui | Over 400 kilometres into his run to Ottawa, Caribou Legs spent the last few days in Chase, B.C. Chase, Salmon Arm and the local waterways are threatened by the proposed Ruddock Creek mine.
Watch: Heather Milton-Lightening on First Nation and Palestinian solidarity: 'We have a responsibility to help each other' | Jun 23 2015 | rabbleTV | Indigenous activist Heather Milton-Lightening recently spoke at the event announcing Bob Lovelace's joining the latest Flotilla to Gaza.
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Rachel Notley offers a dignified argument for healing and acknowledgement of past wrongs against First Nations citizens | Jun 23 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta has now joined the chorus of voices calling for a national inquiry into the connected tragedies of residential schools and missing and murdered Aboriginal women.
Indigenous groups protest the selection of the Black Hills as the location for this year's Rainbow Gathering | Jun 23 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Estimates of attendance could be anywhere between 7,000 to 20,000 people, with a peak population expected during the week of July 4th weekend.
GroundWire | June 22, 2015: Refugee health care, Bill C-24, two-spirit leadership | Jun 23 2015 | GroundWire | The latest episode of Groundwire features the National Day of Action for Refugee Health Care, Red Jam Slam Radio Festival, Bill C-24, two-spirit leadership in Thunder Pride and more.
Photo by Bradley Caribou Legs Firth, Three Valley Lake, Revelstoke, B.C.
Run to Ottawa puts spotlight on B.C. coal industry, drinking water advisories | Jun 22 2015 | Emma Lui | Ultra-marathoner Caribou Legs is on a run to Ottawa to draw attention to the need to protect our lakes and rivers. Here's what you can do to support his run and #pledge2protect our waterways.
Indigenous Community Events for June for Indigenous History Month | Jun 22 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Thanks to AMMSA, here is the listing of events for the rest of June - Indigenous History Month.
5th Indigenous History Month Celebration on June 24th, 2015 in Toronto | Jun 22 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Hosted by the Native Canadian Centre
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Soon-to-be lawyer wins right to wear regalia when she is called to the bar | Jun 22 2015 | Miriam Katawazi | Christina Gray will set a strong precedent when she is called to the bar this week. The law student will wear her First Nation's regalia when she attends the ceremony.
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Watch: Taking action against colonialism, from Canada to Gaza | Jun 20 2015 | Canadian Boat to Gaza | Canada must end colonialism here and abroad, says Robert Lovelace, a member of the Ardoch Algonquin First Nation, and presently a delegate on Freedom Flotilla 3.
"Zapatos Rojos" (Red Shoes) by Elina Chauvet. Each shoe represents one woman mur
'Not high on our radar': The epidemics of murdered women in Canada and Mexico | Jun 20 2015 | Deborah Esch | To review the minimal, mostly belated media "coverage" of the epidemic of femicides in Mexico is to contemplate the staggering realities of Canada's missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.

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